Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Ponds Project continues

The recent stormy weather has not impacted progress on the Ponds project which continues at pace. Some initial piling has taken place at Highgate No. 1 and the rest of the piling will begin next week. This will be done … Continue reading

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Fund raising for local school

BAM Nuttall recently presented the Eleanor Palmer School with a cheque for £1,200 to go towards solar panels for the school. The money was raised by the BAM Nuttall Ponds Project team taking part in a charity cycle. They set … Continue reading

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Progress update

As we approach mid-summer, there continues to be good progress on the Ponds Project, despite the wet weather. Work is soon to commence at Highgate No. 1. A crane mat has been built in preparation for piling works. The sheet-metal … Continue reading

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Viaduct pond desilted

This week preparations are underway to remove silt from Viaduct Pond. An attempt was made to desilt this pond earlier in the year, but the amount of logs and debris in the pond made the suction technique impossible as they … Continue reading

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Restoration of Model Boating Pond

Upon completion of the project, there will be a large area of ground at Model Boating Pond, including the faces of the new dam, in need of restoration. The construction work will be finished here in October 2016 but the … Continue reading

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